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events. our national anthem has a proud history, and it all began right here in baltimore harbor two centuries ago. >> this was the war of 1812. we weren't doing so well. the americans were losing at that time. and the british had just burned washington. that was kind of scaring the people in baltimore city. and fort mchenry was the only thing standing in between the british ships and baltimore city. >> can you describe fort mchenry to us? >> absolutely. from the air, the fort looks like a giant star. it has points on it called "bastions" so that the cannons can have crossfire all the way around the fort. and fort mchenry is named for james mchenry. he was the secretary of war at the time fort mchenry was being built. >> we are standing on the parade ground. this grassy area is where troops would muster for various ceremonies, such as inspection, morning parade, and whatnot. around us are the barracks. they would have been -- back in 1814, they would have been one story. the second story was added in 1829. the fort as you see it now, in general, looks more like it would have done in
is here. current temperature, 61 at d.c. 59 at baltimore. 55degrees at winchester. so for today, here is your day planner. by midday, 74 degrees and no shortage of sunshine as we head for a high of 78. >> all right. it will be beautiful. >> it is. >> it looks great. thank you. >>> time now to say hello to julie wright. are we okay with the weather? i'm ready to go to miami if you are? >> not yet. >> i'm ready for you. i fit comfortably in the overhead bin. >> two for one. i'm all about it. >> we have major tie-ups to report early this morning. the crew in sky fox there, a multiple vehicle accident just south of 410 in riverdale has traffic squeezing by to right. traffic coming southbound as beginning to slow back at the capital beltway if not before headed down towards the accident scene. your better bet is to bail out, pick up 50, uses that as the workaround as you guys continue past bridge hospital. we'll update the ride swr. this is where we had problems in virginia. overnight construction still in place scheduled to be cleared around 6:00 so we're keeping an eye on this for you. t
at the u.s. prison in guantanamo bay before getting released into saudi custody. custody. >>> in baltimore, the perry hall high school student shot on the first day of classes is waking up in his own bed. he went home yesterday after spending the last two weeks in the hospital. the 17-year-old boy who has down's syndrome was struck by a bullet when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. police have said he was randomly hit. when asked what he was going to do when he got home, he explained that he planned to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the baltimore ravens game. >>> d.c. police need your help tracking down the suspect accused of shooting a rite aid employee. they say the man walked into the store wearing a surgical mask sunday night and shot the assistant manager in both legs. it is the second timan employee at this particular rite aid has been shot. the first incident happened back in april and that suspect has been arrested. >>> the mayor of a city arrested and charged with taking bribes? that is next as we check more headlines. >>> a massive teacher strike in one. the
at guantanamo bay for six years. >>> the 17-year-old perry hall high school student shot in baltimore on the first day of classes is finally hope now. he was randomly hit by a bullet when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. the suspect is due in court for a bail review later this week. >>> it has been two and a half weeks since a 17-year-old girl from kettering was killed in her home on chartsey street. police are still searching for a suspect and motive. last night, hundreds of residents packed the community cent are to get an update on the murder of amber stanley. bridge county police hosted the meeting asking for help in solving the case. amber stanley was shot and killed after an armed man broke into her home. her mother attended last night's meeting and is hoping someone will step forward with information. >> we need help. we need the community to pull together and get this person or persons, whoever did this horrendous murder, that killed my baby, my baby girl. >> detectives want anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual on the night of august 22nd to contact
degrees at reagan national, 59 baltimore, 64 annapolis, and 62 at quantico, to the north frederick at 52. hagerstown at 53. martinsburg 57. dulles 56. and cull pepper a 5. so it's going to be a very sun-filled day today. by midday, expect to see about 74 degrees for your temperature. we'll be about 75 by the 5:00 hour. now, the winds are going to pick up this afternoon so be aware of that. they will be gusting, moving in from the northwest at about 25 miles per hour. and that is certainly going to make it feel a little cooler as we head through into the course of the afternoon. so just be prepared. but our high today 78 degrees. let's check in with traffic now. here's julie wright. >> reporter: more troubles to report this time around in virginia. an accident southbound 286 the fairfax county parkway traveling south before you reach the burke center parkway accident under the hover pass. the left side of the road is blocked. heavy and slow near 123 towards this accident scene. northbound on 286 key mill road another cash to report so not an easy commute this morning on 286 the fairfax co
right here near the intersection of pritchard road and bucknell drive. >>> the baltimore county teenager shot on the first day of school is now home from the hospital. police say a fellow student, robert gladden, fired randomly in the cafeteria at perry hall high school. >>> coming up tonight, a child deemed too big to play gets a chance. >> he is 12. you have got to hear how big he is. >>> plus, you know this guy, randy jackson. he's fought leave 2:00 judge's table on "american idol" after all. all the details coming up. >> and get ready for another night of cool temperatures. gary is back with your forecast. [ female announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from wells fargo is a free online tool that helps you track your spending. so instead of having to deal with a tight budget, you could have a tighter family. ♪ wells fargo. together we'll go far. >>>
arrested. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two week in the hospital. police say he was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down's syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he says he would like to go back to school while his parments say they haven't looked that far ahead yet. >>> tropical storm leslie gaining strength. where it is headed today. >> a bitter contract dispute still has chicago's public school teachers on strike this morning. what they are demanding before they head back to the classroom. that is coming up. i didn't knos where in season right now. shh's no no no no no no.. rosco ..no, no, no... ♪ opera love it. (crying) ally, ally oh, same dress yeah, you want to get up off the floor? i do. okay. vo: from the new to the hard-to-find: when it's on your mind it's on ebay™. >>> the teachers strike in chicago is again making headline today fotopoulos a second day, hundreds of thongs of pare
of prichard road. she felt the man took her cell phone. wasn't seriously hurt. >> a baltimore county teenager shot on the first day of school is home from the hospital. daniel was shot in the back and police say fellow students fired at random in the cafeteria. he is charged as an adult. >>> new details tonight in last month's deadly shooting at the temple in wisconsin. police released dash cam video of the shooting rampage, showing the courageous action of the officer who helped stop that gunman. here's more. >> oak creek police officers rush to the sick temple august 5, where a gunman just shot and killed six people. from another squad camera, you can see what happens moments before he got there. the gunman just fired 15 shots into brian murphy, who lay wounded on the ground. page was closing in on murphy. then, linda distracted him. page fired at linda's squad. the squad windshield exploded. the bullet hit the driver side headrest. fortunately, linda had just gotten out of the squad. >> i stepped right outside the door, opened my squad door, stepped outside and the door comes up and the
-year-old perry hall high school student shot in baltimore on the first day of classes is finally home. daniel was released from the hospital yesterday after spending two weeks there recovering. police say daniel, who has down syndrome, was randomly hit by a bullet when another stunt opened fire in the cafeteria. the suspect, 15-year-old robert gladden, jr., is due in court for a bail review later this week. [ shots fired ] >>> we are now getting a look at some police dashcam video captured during a gunman's deadly shooting rampage at the sikh temple in oak creek, wisconsin, last month. one angle shows lieutenant brian murphy approaching the scene. police now say he was shot 15 times by michael page, dressed in a white shirt, seen rushing toward murphy. but another officer sam lenda was able to distract the gunman. lenda and page exchanged gump, then page killed himself. lieutenant murphy has survived. he is recovering at home. >>> there is a new sentencing day for former d.c. council chairman kwame brown next week. a judge granted his lawyer's request for a delay. now he will be sente
and baltimore 68 degrees. the jet stream to the north allowing warm air to head in our way today. southerly air flow. winds light pushing in from the south. will set us up for a day where we expect to see temperatures into the low 90s pretty much everywhere. we'll see some high 80s in some of our neighborhoods. otherwise, not bad at all. not as humid as yesterday for our area. mostly sunny. futurecast wants to bring us a light passing shower between 4:00 and 6:00 today to our north-northwest. we'll watch that. otherwise, looking at mainly a dry day. the weekend isn't looking too bad either. i gave you a hint about sunday. >> very good. thank you. >> let's go to julie now, find out what's happening on the roads. >> happy friday. >> we're going to talk about some events happening tomorrow, as part of our hot lane project in virginia. it's where we find the crew in skyfox. they're above what will be the new ramp coming from the inbound stretch of the dulles toll road onto the beltway into the hot lane zone. that's what you're seeing, the white pavement, the new ramp will lead you from the dulles t
. >>> the baltimore area teen who police say shot a classmate on the first day of school is being charged as an adult. a grand jury indicted 15-year- old robert gladden on 29 counts of attempted murder, first degree assault and reckless endangerment. prosecutors say gladden fired two rounds from a shotgun he took to perry hall high school and critically wounded 17-year- old daniel borowy. his father says his son is recovering. >>> no easy day, the book that chronicles the raid that killed osama bin laden hit store she feels today, not without controversy and possible -- shelves today not without controversy and possible punishment for the former navy seal who wrote it. the pentagon says the book contains classified information and may file charges against the book's author. he recently gave an interview to 60 minutes that was posted on its website in which his voice was altered and his identity disguised. he explained the seals were told to capture osama bin laden if they could. >> this was absolutely not a kill only mission. it was made very clear to us throughout our training for that that hey, if
at this time. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two weeks in the hospital. police say daniel was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he also says he would like to go back to school, although his parents say they haven't looked that far ahead. >>> 8:08. still ahead during the 8:00 hour, dramatic new video from the wisconsin temple shooting. we are going to show you what happened when the first officer arrived at the scene. >> but first, prince george's county executive rushern baker will join us live to explain how the maryland suburb is changing the way it takes care of your child's health at school. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. 4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think co
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